Democracy Now! Friday, December 5, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Transcript: Kissinger OK’d Argentina Dirty War
At Least 36 Killed in Train Blast Near Chechnya
Richard Perle’s Ties To Boeing Revealed
Bush Critic Max Cleland To Leave 9/11 Panel
Private Contractors Unveil New Ammunition in Iraq
Paper: 1,700 U.S. Soldiers Have Deserted in Iraq
The Geneva Peace Accords: A Debate Between Rabbi Michael Lerner, AIPAC and Palestinian professor Naseer Aruri
Despite protests from Israeli Prime Minister Gen. Ariel Sharon, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfwitz are expected to meet today with the architects of a new proposal for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. We hold a three-way debate on the proposal.
Despite Increased Post-9/11 Need, Military Fires 37 Arabic Translators For Being Gay
The military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy has led the Pentagon to fire 37 Arabic translators at a time when the military needed them more than ever. We talk to Nathaniel Frank, senior research fellow at the Center for the Study of Sexual Minorities in the Military at the University of California, Santa Barbara. [Includes transcript]
New Study Faults Electronic Voting Machines in Ohio
John Hopkins University electronic voting expert discuss how faulty electronic voting machines could jeopardize the accuracy of future elections.
U.S. Uncovers Weapons of Mass Destruction... In Texas
A Texan man with ties to white supremacists has pleaded guilty to possessing chemical weapons in one of the most serious cases of domestic terrorism since Oklahoma City. But the media has all but ignored the story. We examine why.